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 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

S'pore's Imran is ICC's interim chairman...

Singaporean Imran Hamid Khwaja has vowed to...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Lesley Manville to star in The Crown...

LONDON Oscar nominee Lesley Manville will join the cast of Netflix's historical drama The Crown, as Queen Elizabeth II's feisty younger sister Princess Margaret, reported British tabloid The Sun.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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HK stocks surge in first trading under new national security law...

HONG KONG Investors in Hong Kong's stock market now need to factor in a substantially altered political and legal environment.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Seven parties zoom in on bread-and-butter issues...

With a worst-ever recession looming for Singapore owing to the Covid-19 pandemic, bread-andbutter issues such as jobs, housing, immigration, the goods and services tax (GST), and the Central Provident Fund (CPF) were the focus of the seven parties in the ...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Leave out age of election candidates...

I worked for a consultant in Wellington, New Zealand, for two years. The company employed staff well into their 60s and appreciated their experience and contributions.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Sports World: Valencia beaten in coach's first game...

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 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Rodgers accepts blame for Foxes' winless run...

LONDON Brendan Rodgers has taken the blame for Leicester's poor run of form, as their winless streak since the restart of the Premier League season continued with a 2-1 defeat by Everton at Goodison Park on Wednesday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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No blank cheque as government accountable to people: Ministers...

The People's Action Party (PAP) will never have a blank cheque to do as it wishes because it is accountable to Singaporeans, two ministers said yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Covid-19 fast becoming a disease of the young in US...

NEW YORK Covid-19 is increasingly a disease of the young, with the message to stay home for the sake of older loved ones wearing off as the pandemic lingers.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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S'pore to be a reliable node in global supply chain: Chee Hong Tat...

Singapore has to build its reliability as a node in the global supply chain, while also keeping an eye on the resilience of its own internal supply networks, said Senior Minister of State for Trade and Industry Chee Hong Tat yesterday.. Read more at strai...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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More than 120 dead in Myanmar jade mine landslide...

HPAKANT (Myanmar) The battered bodies of more than 120 jade miners were pulled from a sea of mud after a landslide in northern Myanmar yesterday. This is one of the worst accidents to hit the treacherous industry.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Temasek to release annual report in September instead of July...

Singapore's investment company Temasek will release its annual report in September instead of this month to accommodate the delay in consolidating financial reporting for its portfolio companies around the world, chief executive Ho Ching said yesterda...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Protecting lives, saving jobs a top priority amid turbulence...

My fellow Singaporeans, good evening.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Novartis reaches $945m settlement of US bribery lawsuit...

NEW YORK Novartis Pharmaceuticals agreed to pay US$678 million (S$945 million) to resolve a whistle-blower case accusing the company of paying kickbacks to thousands of doctors who prescribed its drugs, and wooing them with lavish dinners and trips to Hoo...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Important to have an awareness and understanding of trauma...

The research findings from the Singapore Mental Health Study on the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in Singapore and their association with mental illnesses have great implications on service delivery to children, youth and their famili...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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China warns Britain against taking in Hong Kongers...

BEIJING China warned Britain yesterday that it could retaliate with...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Two under investigation over damage to PSP and PAP election posters...

Two people are under police investigation for allegedly damaging election posters in two separate cases in Bukit Batok Avenue 5 and Hougang Avenue 10.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Pick leaders who can unify country in unusual times...

I remember the first time I voted - I was 22, excited and had followed all the rallies and speeches.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Tests for residents in Tampines HDB block with 9 Covid-19 cases...

Testing has been offered to residents of 58 households living in the same section of Block 111 Tampines Street 11 in which nine confirmed Covid-19 cases have emerged.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Phase two will likely stay in place for months...

Restrictions such as limiting gatherings to groups of five people or fewer will likely remain for some time despite more activities resuming under phase two of Singapore's reopening, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong said yesterday.. Read mo...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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SPH Reit proposes DPU of 0.5 cent for Q3...

SPH Reit has proposed a distribution of 0.5 cent per unit for the third quarter to be paid on Aug 18.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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PAP: Chee should admit SDP campaign based on falsehood...

The People's Action Party (PAP) last night said the election campaign of the Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) is pointless now that a key plank of its campaign has been proven false.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Tour operators eye S'poreans as services resume...

As attractions reopen and tours gradually resume, tour operators plan to focus on domestic tourism and encourage Singaporeans to explore their own backyard.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Floods in China leave millions homeless, cause $5b in losses...

BEIJING Weeks of torrential rain in southern China have left millions of people without homes and caused billions of yuan in losses, with environmental groups warning that the extreme floods are likely to become more common.. Read more at straitstimes.com...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

188 new virus cases in S'pore, including 10 in community...

Three places including West Mall, Paya Lebar Square and IMM are among the newly added locations visited by Covid-19 patients, said the Ministry of Health (MOH) yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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SDP claims 'victory' for pushing anti-10m line...

The Singapore Democratic Party (SDP) said yesterday that it has pressured the People's Action Party into declaring that it does not have a 10 million population target, claiming victory even amid accusations that it had mischaracterised the Government...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

That 10 million figure: When facts get in the way...

Falsehoods repeated often enough can be perceived as the truth, and there is a risk this is happening in the general election.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

In Brief: On border controls and green lanes...

Singapore is discussing with other countries the setting-up of green lanes, with the fast lane with China serving as the model, National Development Minister Lawrence Wong said in a virtual press conference yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Formula One: Truncated season means each race is magnified, says Lewis Hamilton...

SPIELBERG Lewis Hamilton knows that a truncated Formula One season means a fast start is crucial, and the significance of every race will be...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Planet 39 times as massive as Earth spotted near distant star...

WASHINGTON A rocky planet that is 39 times as massive as Earth has been spotted orbiting a distant star at breakneck speed, with astronomers concluding it may be the surviving core of a planet once perhaps larger than Jupiter that was stripped of its gase...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Forest fires spark emergency in parts of Indonesia...

JAKARTA Riau and South Sumatra, two provinces on the Indonesian island of Sumatra, have declared an emergency alert over land and forest fires as the regions enter the peak of this year's dry season.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Aussie police probe quarantine lapses...

MELBOURNE Australia is probing alleged security lapses at Melbourne hotels used to quarantine overseas arrivals, including claims that guards slept with guests.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Vote for contrast of voices, and to safeguard Singapore...

Good evening, fellow Singaporeans. As a responsible voter, you want your vote to count. How can you achieve that? The PAP will form the next government. That is a certainty. Even in 2011, when Singaporeans were openly unhappy, the PAP won 81 out of 87 sea...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Happenings - Food...

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 2020-07-02 21:00 

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Life science investor Novo to set up Asia office in S'pore...

Life science investor Novo Holdings will set up its Asia office in Singapore.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Vettel eyes final flourish with Ferrari...

SPIELBERG After confirming he is leaving Ferrari at the end of this year, Sebastian Vettel may feel freed and capable of delivering the consistency and speed that can inspire the team again.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Accessing online services should not be a hassle...

The Government Technology Agency (GovTech) said it is exploring alternatives to help people without mobile phones access online services, given the phasing out of the OneKey token (Options to help those without mobile phones access online services, April ...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Baby in chute: Mum set to plead guilty...

A woman accused of throwing her baby into a rubbish chute is expected to plead guilty on July 30, a district court heard yesterday.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

30 Days Of Art With NAC: Songs of uncertainty, loss and yearning...

Songs spanning the 18th to the 20th centuries are The Opera People's picks for music that resonates during the pandemic.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: New style of election campaign signals maturing of politics...

My favourite moment in a live televised political debate was in the Mandarin segment when Progress Singapore Party (PSP) candidate Leong Mun Wai fired off four questions in rapid succession to People's Action Party (PAP) candidate and Education Minist...

 2020-07-02 21:00 

The Strait Times

Singapore GE2020: Global concerns, national elections...

Diverse issues are coming into play for Singapore's upcoming general election. Some concern the pandemic and responses in recent months, while others relate to longer-term issues. While there are geopolitical considerations, elections often focus atte...

 2020-07-02 20:56 

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Football: Referees are now in office, not on pitch says Mourinho...

SHEFFIELD, ENGLAND (REUTERS) - Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho questioned the point of having referees on the pitch and said VAR was bad for the game after his side were victims of a controversially disallowed equaliser in a 3-1 defeat at Sheffiel...

 2020-07-02 20:50 

Channel NewsAsia

Referees are now in the office, not pitch says Mourinho...

Tottenham Hotspur manager Jose Mourinho questioned the point of having referees on the pitch and said VAR was bad for the game after his side were ......

 2020-07-02 20:42 

The Strait Times

Coronavirus: Texas governor Greg Abbott orders that masks be used, limits gatherings to 10 people...

DALLAS (REUTERS) - Texas Governor Greg Abbott has issued a statewide order that face masks must be worn in public in counties with more than 20 coronavirus cases, according to a written statement released by the governor's office.. Read more at strait...

 2020-07-02 20:36 

The Strait Times

Basketball: Davis likes Lakers' title chances when NBA returns...

LOS ANGELES (AFP) - Anthony Davis says he likes the Los Angeles Lakers' chances of winning the NBA title when the coronavirus-halted season resumes July 30 even more after the four-month break.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 20:35 

Channel NewsAsia

Werder Bremen held by Heidenheim in relegation playoff...

Werder Bremen's top-flight status was hanging by a thread after they were held to a goalless home draw by second-tier Heidenheim in the first leg ......

 2020-07-02 20:25 

The Strait Times

Football: Arteta won't sell Arsenal stars to fund rebuild...

LONDON (AFP) - Mikel Arteta insists Arsenal will not sell their best players to fund an overhaul of his inconsistent team.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

 2020-07-02 20:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Luckin Coffee fails to get board approval to oust chairman...

Luckin Coffee Inc said on Thursday a proposal to remove Charles Zhengyao Lu as chairman of the embattled coffee chain's board did not get the ......

 2020-07-02 20:21 

Channel NewsAsia

Luckin Coffee's Lu holds on to chairman role...

XIAMEN, China: Luckin Coffee Inc said on Thursday (Jul 2) co-founder Charles Zhengyao Lu will stay on as chairman of the embattled coffee chain ......

 2020-07-02 20:18 

The Strait Times

Nasdaq again closes at record, Dow up 0.4 per cent...

NEW YORK (AFP) - Wall Street shrugged off surging coronavirus cases to end a shortened trading week with gains, fuelled by an unexpectedly healthy US jobs report that bolstered hopes the economy is recovering.. Read more at straitstimes.com....

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